Sad news from the rock world
Architects guitarist Tom Searle dies of cancer aged 28, 3 Doors Down ex Matt Roberts dead at 38.
British metalcore band Architects guitarist and founding member Tom Searle has passed away after fighting cancer for three years.
Tom’s twin brother and bandmate Dan Searle stated: "He spent the last two months of his life fighting with everything he had to overcome the disease once and for all, and things appeared to be moving in the right direction. But in the last two weeks it suddenly took a turn for the worse and finally he left us".
Here the full sad statement on Architects' Facebook page
Former 3 Doors Down guitarist Matt Roberts had died at the age of 38, his father has confirmed. His body was found in a Wisconsin hotel room ahead of a charity concert he was planning to play. An accidental overdose is suspected.
TMZ reports: “Matt’s dad Darrell says Matt had rehearsal until 1am, and the two went back to their hotel with an adjoining room. Darrell was woken up around 9am by detectives who informed Matt had passed away overnight. Darrell tells us presciption pills were involved, but he believes the possible OD was accidental”.